Papillon (oz5109)

 

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Papillon - 1/2A motor glider for 2 channel RC.

Quote: "Steve : Here is another one I forgot I had scanned : 'Papillon' 1/2 A R/C was a CHEAP kit from Hobby-lobby TN in the late 70s to early 80s. The scan is from my model kit built and flown back then. It was a good flyer although a buddy told me to omit the keel skid because it would punch through the fuse on a hard landing ! Anyway, here it is.." From Jeff McCammant of Story City Iowa USA, scanned from his original kit plan bought in 1981.

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Datafile:
  • (oz5109)
    Papillon
    from Kyosho
    1981 
    46in span
    Tags: IC Glider R/C
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 03/12/2013
    Filesize: 1262KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: JeffMac

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Hey you two, Here are a couple of pictures for the Papillon listing [model photo & more pics 003]. One is a scan from the Hobby-Lobby ad and one is from a Dutch RC'er who built an electric version from the plans off my website many years ago. The Papillon is a sentimental favorite of mine, I flew the snot out of one when I was a teen at the local schoolyard using a Cox Black Widow and two of the 3 channels my Cirrus radio had available. Paid $99 for that radio when I was about 13 or 14, hard earned money from delivering the local afternoon newspaper.
dfritzke - 16/05/2016
2 more, my dad "Bud" holding/flying the Kyosho "Papillon" [more pics 004, 005]. He sure looks happy. Cirrus 3 channel radio using 2 servos, Cox reed valve .049 where every flight is a hand launch and a glide home.
dfritzke - 24/10/2016
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